TAKING CARE OF YOU – FROM HEAD TO TOE
You want to look and feel your very best. Every Thursday morning at Summit Pointe, you can be pampered with a manicure and a hand massage that can actually do a world of good against arthritis pain in your hands.
The Touch Research Institutes at the University of Miami School of Medicine found that a combination of hand massage from a therapist and self–hand massage can help ease hand pain caused by arthritis and other conditions. It can also help increase one’s mobility.
Your feet also need equal time. One in three adults over the age of 65 have foot aches and pains or stiffness. According to HealthinAging.org, “Common foot problems in older adults include bunions, corns, calluses, hammertoes, ingrown, thickened or discolored nails, diabetic foot conditions, poor circulation, and heel pain.”
Perhaps you’re all too familiar with the discomfort of some of these ailments. Good news! Once a week, a podiatrist comes to Summit Pointe to help care for residents’ feet.
A podiatrist can work wonders to identify and treat potential and active foot problems. Many foot conditions are very treatable, so don’t let a common problem reduce your mobility. The Summit Pointe staff and visiting professionals are here to help you live your best life, hands down!